Taylor English Duma LLP announced that partner Mark Carter has been elected to serve as co-chair of Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s Service Council.
His two-year term began on Jan. 1. He has been a member of the Service Council since its founding in 2014.
Carter was awarded the ALAS fellowship through Powell Goldstein LLP, now Bryan Cave, in 2005. He has been active with ALAS ever since. He currently leads the Cobb County Temporary Protective Order project where Taylor English attorneys assist domestic violence victims throughout the year.
“It is an honor to be elected as co-chair of ALAS’s Service Council,” said Carter. “I have been a member of the Service Council since its inception and have thoroughly enjoyed working alongside other great volunteers and being a part of such a great organization that provides free civil legal services to those in need.”
At Taylor English, he represents contractors and subcontractors involved in public and private construction projects. His clients also include construction owners, developers, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors, engineers, trade contractors and suppliers in all aspects of negotiation, mediation, arbitration, litigation and appellate work throughout the U.S. and internationally. He is especially experienced in negotiating design-build, material supply and Engineer, Procure and Construct contracts.
Carter also has significant experience in government contract law and in representing national and regional financial institutions with distressed and defaulted loans.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama and his law degree from the University of Georgia.
ALAS helps low-income people meet basic needs through free civil legal services. Founded in 1924, by 17 prominent volunteers, Legal Aid now has 68 attorneys on staff and 500 volunteers in five counties.
Taylor English is a full-service law firm that represents all types of clients — from Fortune 500 companies to start ups to individuals. The firm is the Georgia law firm member of Geneva Group International , the leading worldwide alliance of accounting and law firms.
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